Solved

Attaching files to email in .net application.

Posted on 2008-10-19
3
971 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
hello,

i need to look in a folder and if there are any files in the folder I need to attach all the files to an email in the .net application. can I please know how to check if any files exists in the folder and if exists then attach them to the email.

any help in this regard is appreciated.

Thanks,
SRM.
0
Comment
Question by:SRM19
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:josgood
ID: 22753290
System.IO.Directory exposes static methods for creating, moving, and enumerating through directories and subdirectories
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.io.directory.aspx

This link shows how to add attachments to a MailMessage
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.net.mail.mailmessage.attachments.aspx

You can send a MailMessage with the SmtpClient class
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.net.mail.smtpclient.send.aspx
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
motocross_geek earned 500 total points
ID: 22753452
SRM19,
I have put the code in this message. Happy coding. I typically didn't do all the code for someone. But I thought this example will get you further then the previous links. You will need to reference the name spaces System.OI and System.Net.Mail
Make sure to mark this as the solution if it works out for you.

//If you want to control how many folder deep to scan in target
    const int HowDeepToScan = 4;
 
    public static void ProcessDir(string sourceDir, int recursionLvl)
    {
        MailMessage MyMail = new MailMessage();
        MyMail.From = "you@company.com";  
        MyMail.To = "sendingto@somebody.com";
        MyMail.Subject = "Your Subject";
        MyMail.Body = "This is the body of the message";
        SmtpMail.SmtpServer = "smtp.server.com";
        SmtpMail.Send(MyMail);
 
        if (recursionLvl <= HowDeepToScan)
        {
            // Process the list of files found in the directory. 
            string[] fileEntries = Directory.GetFiles(sourceDir);
            foreach (string fileName in fileEntries)
            {
                // do something with fileName
                Console.WriteLine(fileName);
 
                //Attach File to MyMail Object
                MailAttachment attachment = new MailAttachment(Server.MapPath(fileName));
                MyMail.Attachments.Add(attachment);
            }
 
            // Recurse into subdirectories of this directory.
            string[] subdirEntries = Directory.GetDirectories(sourceDir);
            foreach (string subdir in subdirEntries)
                // Do not iterate through reparse points
                if ((File.GetAttributes(subdir) &
                     FileAttributes.ReparsePoint) !=
                         FileAttributes.ReparsePoint)
 
                    ProcessDir(subdir, recursionLvl + 1);
        }
 
        SmtpMail.Send(MyMail);
    }

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:SRM19
ID: 31507630
hello motocross geek,

that was real kind of you to send the code. i will try this later but I am sure it will work. thanks a lot.
0

Featured Post

PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
how to check group permission on a file located on a remote server ? 3 31
Convert Ctime to date time in textfile? 7 64
MYSQL responding very slow 3 51
Get sourcecode path 14 48
This document covers how to connect to SQL Server and browse its contents.  It is meant for those new to Visual Studio and/or working with Microsoft SQL Server.  It is not a guide to building SQL Server database connections in your code.  This is mo…
This article shows how to deploy dynamic backgrounds to computers depending on the aspect ratio of display
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question